Work - June 24, 2021
Our Google Summer of Code 2021: healthcare apps using FHIR resources on Android
We are underway in the Google Summer of Code 2021, in partnership with Google to build the Android FHIR SDK powering next-generation offline-capable, mobile-first healthcare apps using Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (commonly referred to as FHIR and pronounced ‘Fire’). FHIR is a standard describing data formats and elements and an application programming interface for exchanging
Work - June 22, 2021
Isochrones: working with Mapbox to improve access to immunization services
Geospatial analysis is fundamental to our work at Ona. Whether helping organizations see where they collect data, understanding where to send malaria spray teams, or assessing the impact of a cyclone, we often focus on novel applications of mapping technology for our humanitarian partners.
Work - May 12, 2021
Improving nutritional outcomes for children in Zimbabwe with better data
The humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe is dire with over 1.1 million children and women in need of nutrition assistance due to widespread economic shocks and natural disasters, including a devastating drought in 2018/2019 and Cyclone Idai in March 2019.
Work - May 06, 2021
Introducing OpenSRP FHIRCore - Why we are going all in on FHIR
When I first heard of HL7 FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource), I think, like most, l understood its application as a data exchange standard with promises of facilitating interoperability.
Work - April 28, 2021
Saving Lives with ZEIR for World Immunization Week 2021
To celebrate World Immunization Week 2021, we would like to highlight the work we are doing with PATH through their Better Immunization Data Initiative. As their technical partner since 2016, we have been developing the Zambia Electronic Immunization Register (ZEIR).
Work - April 14, 2021
WHO ANC reference app demo video
WHO recently launched SMART guidelines for Antenatal Care (ANC), including the release of the WHO ANC reference app, which was designed and developed by Ona.
Work - April 13, 2021
Helping UNICEF Track and Monitor Supplies at the Last Mile
With a sophisticated procurement and logistics system, UNICEF delivers life-essential supplies to people in need in over 150 countries worldwide, distributing $2.37 billion of goods in 2018 alone. Teams work tirelessly to get these supplies to the intended beneficiaries, whether that’s providing midwifery kits to rural health facilities or, in light of the COVID pandemic,
Work - April 09, 2021
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new product called Akuko. Akuko is a data storytelling platform that makes it easy to build interactive maps, charts and tables, from different data sources and combine them with photos and narrative text to tell a story with data.
Work - March 19, 2021
Launch of the OpenSRP Governance Structure
On 11 March 2021, Ona had hosted 60+ partners, donors and implementers during the virtual launch of the OpenSRP Governance Structure. The purpose of this meritocratic structure for OpenSRP is to further inclusivity and wider participation whilst giving structure to the technology, design, product and implementation work happening.
Work - March 08, 2021
WHO releases first ever reference app for antenatal care
WHO launched their first ever SMART guidelines for Antenatal Care (ANC), including the release of the WHO ANC reference app, developed by Ona.